The latest episode of AMC’s The Walking Dead , “Stand With Us,” brings back the return of Magna (Nadia Silk), who was introduced to Connie (Lauren Ridlow) during the midseason premiere Husband), a character who disappeared together. When Magna returns disguised as a walker from the battle between the Whisperers and the Hilltop Community, Connie’s fate remains up in the air – is Connie still alive?
The Walking Dead Season 10 follows survivors from Alexandria and Hilltop as they wage war against the Whisperers, a group of savage survivors who wear the skins of walkers in order to walk among them undetected. In the midseason premiere “Squeeze,” Carol (Melissa McBride), Daryl (Norman Reedus), Aaron (Ross Marquand) , Kelly (Angel Theory), Jerry (Cooper Andrews), Connie and Magna are trapped in a cave. Surrounded by Alpha’s (Samantha Morton) tribe of walkers. After making their way through the cave and eventually finding an escape route, Carol fired a power rod with the intention of reducing Alpha’s swarm of walkers, causing the cave to begin to collapse. While many of them had a chance to escape the cave through a small hole in the ground, Connie and Magna were trapped inside when the cave collapsed. However, in the latest episode, “Stand With Us,” Magna returns to the Hilltop community without Connie.
At the beginning of “Stand With Us,” Magna is discovered by Yumiko (Eleanor Matsuura), who emerges from an army of walkers attacking a mountaintop. While her appearance first showed Magna dying during the cave-in and becoming a walker, the same scene shows Magna still alive but with blood on her face so she could disguise herself and blend in with Alpha’s walkers In the army. Magna escapes the Hilltop with Yumiko, Carol, and Eugene (Josh McDermitt), detailing to Yumiko how she and Connie got separated. After the collapse, Magna described how she and Connie crawled back into the cave to try to find another way out, only to unexpectedly encounter a group of walkers. Magna, still shaken by the experience, mumbled that Connie’s hand slipped from her grasp and she lost Connie in the crowd of walkers.
When Connie didn’t return alongside Magna in this week’s episode, it immediately raised a red flag about the character’s future on the show.But in front of fans The Walking Dead If Connie’s name is added to the casualty list in Season 10, fans will be relieved to know that there is a more practical reason for Connie’s disappearance on the show. Actress Lauren Ridloff, best known for her role as Connie, may only be stepping away from The Walking Dead temporarily after landing a starring role in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film The Eternals. Ever since Ridloff was announced as joining the cast of The Eternals at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Connie’s future in the series has been in flux, especially since the production schedule for the Marvel Cinematic Universe films coincides with The Walking Dead “The filming time overlapped in the fall of 2019.
According to current “The Walking Dead” showrunner Angela Kang, the script was adjusted to make Connie one of the characters trapped when the landslide occurred, in part to accommodate Ridloff’s scheduling conflicts. The Walking Dead has been known for accommodating its cast in the past, allowing them to work on other projects, including Danai Gurira’s roles in the Marvel Universe films Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers Okoye in Alliance: Endgame.
Likewise, when Lauren Cohan took the lead role in the Whiskey Cavalier series, her character Maggie Rhee was suddenly joined by record collector Georgie (Jayne Atkinson). ), which provides a simple and quick solution to the character’s absence, and also provides a possibility for the character’s absence. News of Maggie’s return. Since Ridloff’s circumstances were similar, it seems unlikely that Connie was killed. The Walking Dead Since her death was never shown on screen, it left the door open for Connie to eventually return to the series.